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Death of a pop artist

May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The death of Norwegian pop artist and cartoonist Hariton Pushwagner (real name Terje Brofos) hardly made waves on the global media, but his work deserves at least some attention. His most famous book, Soft City,...

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 Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles, is a graphic novel from 2009 by Spanish cartoonist Fermín Solís about the creation of surrealist cinematographer Luis Buñuel’s third movie, Las Hurdes: Tierra Sin Pan (The Land Without Bread, 1933). With...

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A clean and legal high

January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Some fifteen years ago, I found myself embroiled in a high-stakes online debate about the nature of cool. As is often the case in these internet discussions, tension got high and those involved found themselves...

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Reviews: Star Wars – the Art of the Last Jedi

January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Art of Star Wars: the last Jedi, Phil Szostak, Abrams So, The Last Jedi, eh? Everyone has their opinion on the movie, whether they think it good or bad, or a disgraceful act of...

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The grand Bryan Talbot Grandville exhibition

November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Byan Talbot’s Grandville Exhibition, Orbital Comics London Opened 6th of November, running until the 5th December I took the opportunity to visit the Grandville Art Exhibition at Orbital Comics in London, and was very impressed...

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Magritte: This is not a Biography, Vincent Zabus, Thomas Campi, SelfMadeHero SelfMadeHero’s exellent Art Masters series continues with this look at one of the great kings of Surrealism, Rene Magritte, and appropriately enough this does...

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Loving Vincent hits the screens

September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

About a year and a half ago, we wrote about the amazing Loving Vincent project, an animated film aimed at celebrating the life and work of Vincent van Gogh. The wonderful aspect of the film is...

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I’ve been meaning to pay a visit to one of my favourite places in Glasgow, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum to check out their Frank Quitely exhibition. As a comics creator working in Glasgow it’s...

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Alex’s audio round up

July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Time for the man with the wandering microphone, Alex Fitch, to fill us in on details of his latest show; as ever for more details and to access a pile of archived shows in podcast...

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The Victoria Gallery and Museum is in a beautiful listed red-brick building, holding an imposing position in the knowledge quarter of Liverpool. With its Gothic turret, it is surrounded by a vast array of buildings...

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